Caregiving, Cancer, & the Coronavirus

Written by: Mary Brintnall-Peterson, Ph.D., MBP Consulting, LLC, Professor Emeritus, UW-Extension & Caregiver. Caregiving is Difficult Enough Caregiving is difficult enough but the uncertainty of the coronavirus adds another hurdle to overcome. As a caregiver living with my adult son who has colon cancer, I am personally experiencing how the coronavirus impacts my everyday schedule… Continue Reading Caregiving, Cancer, & the Coronavirus

COVID-19 Financial Survival Strategies

By Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D., CFP®, AFC® Personal Finance Manager’s offices are on the front lines helping military families cope with the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are six tips to consider personally and share with clients: Know the Terms: Words like “waived,” “suspended,” and “deferred” are being used frequently when payments are… Continue Reading COVID-19 Financial Survival Strategies

Supporting Military Spouses in Pursuing their Education and Career Goals

by Jennifer Rea, PhD. The military life is crazy and beautiful. It may also be a life that some “didn’t sign up for”. However, I’m a firm believer that no matter how difficult the life situation might be, there is always a silver lining. I’ve been a military spouse for almost seven years now, with… Continue Reading Supporting Military Spouses in Pursuing their Education and Career Goals

Wrap-Up of Outdoor Rx

We began our exploration of Outdoor Rx, a new and innovative way of improving health outcomes through nature-based recreation, in February of this year.  Outdoor Rx has proved to be a much-needed approach to wellness in the early months of 2020.  Let’s take a look back at what we have learned together so far. Broad… Continue Reading Wrap-Up of Outdoor Rx